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A ray of hope for diabetes patients

A ray of hope for diabetes patients The trial involved 4,401 participants in 34 countries. The drug, canagliflozin , improves on a almost two-decades-old therapy that is now the only treatment approved to protect kidney function in people with Type 2 diabetes. In addition, half were randomly selected to receive canagliflozin, while the other half were given a placebo. Co-author Associate Professor Meg Jardine of The George Inst... [Full Article...]

Only Half on Statins See 'Appropriate' Reduction in Bad Cholesterol

Only Half on Statins See 'Appropriate' Reduction in Bad Cholesterol The team found that 84,609 (51%) of the patients did not see their cholesterol drop by the required 40% or more, even after having taken the medication for 24 months. "It may be that these people have been prescribed low dose or low potency statins, they are not taking the medication as prescribed, or they are not responding well to the type of statins that they have been prescribed", Prof. [Full Article...]

Eating more than 25g of red meat a day 'raises cancer risk'

Eating more than 25g of red meat a day 'raises cancer risk' According to the study, even 76 grams of red meat per day can increase the risk of bowel cancer by 20 percent. People who enjoy a daily slice of beef or a lamb chop for their dinner also increase their chances of getting the disease, which affects 2,227 patients in Ireland annually. [Full Article...]

Regular Cannabis Users Require Twice as Much Sedation for Medical Process

Regular Cannabis Users Require Twice as Much Sedation for Medical Process People who use cannabis on a regular basis could require up to two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, a small-scale study suggests . But researchers are now racing to understand exactly what those risks are as the drug becomes ubiquitous, with legal medical marijuana in more than half the US. [Full Article...]

Amazon spring sale: Buy 3 Amazon Echo Dots for just $70

The terms and conditions for Amazon's Alexa state that voice recording is used to "answer your questions, fulfil your requests, and improve your experience and our services". "We have strict technical and operational safeguards, and have a zero tolerance policy for the abuse of our system". Rape The employees however, also stated that they have listened to alarming clips - such as that of a pote... [Full Article...]

WHO says Ebola not yet a global health emergency, frustrates health experts

WHO says Ebola not yet a global health emergency, frustrates health experts It advises to redouble efforts to detect cases as early as possible, identify and follow up all contacts, ensure the highest level of coverage vaccination of all contacts and contacts of contacts. When health workers are unable to get to communities because of unrest, "no people are being vaccinated, there is no treatment (and) people are staying at home and infecting other people". [Full Article...]

Global measles cases soar in first three months of 2019, World Health Organization says

Global measles cases soar in first three months of 2019, World Health Organization says So far this year, 170 countries have reported 112,163 measles cases to the WHO. Measles first became a notable disease in the United States in 1921, requiring US health care providers and laboratories to report all diagnosed cases. Public health officials say current measles outbreaks in the US are fueled by the anti-vaccination movement, which questions the safety of vaccines and frequently spr... [Full Article...]

Number of measles cases rocket amid warnings of poor vaccination rates

Some 112,163 cases of measles globally were reported between January and March this year compared to just 28,124 during the same period last year. USA federal health officials said on Monday the number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by almost 20 percent in the week ended April 11 - the country's second-worst outbreak in almost two decades. [Full Article...]


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